Frequently Asked Questions
Do you take insurance?
I am considered an "Out of Network" provider. If requested, I will provide you with a Superbill to submit to your insurance. All payment is due at time of service and reimbursement varies based on diagnosis and insurance company. You may wish to contact your insurance company ahead of time to determine what your out of network occupational therapy benefits are and if your diagnosis is covered.
I do not accept insurance in order to provide you with individualized, quality care. Insurance places limitations on the length and number of sessions and often stops covering care when children still need support. Accepting insurance requires a lot of time for paperwork and phone calls that I prefer to use for treatment planning and continuing education. Also, insurance reimbursement rates tend to be low, which would require me to see a large number of clients to operate my business. Maintaining a smaller caseload enables me to be present and grounded during treatment sessions which, in turn, enables me to better connect to your child and help their nervous system regulate.
Does my child need to have a formal diagnosis?
Nope! Occupational therapy services can be utilized to address your areas of concern for your child or to promote your child’s wellness and participation in daily activities. Consultation can be used to enhance your ability to best support your child. Schedule a free 30 minute phone call to determine if occupational therapy can support your child or if my consultation services can support you!
What diagnoses do you treat?
While children do not need to have a diagnosis, I have worked with children with various diagnoses, including, but not limited to: Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, ADD, Developmental Delay, Autism, and Down's Syndrome. I have worked with many foster / adopted children who experience sensory, emotional regulation, and behavioral challenges due to early life trauma and absolutely love working with them to increase their capacity to feel safe.
Can you see my child at their school / daycare?
I am happy to treat your child at their school / daycare as long as the facility allows. Public schools do not allow this, but some private schools and most daycares do.
How often do you schedule treatment sessions?
Most children benefit from receiving occupational therapy intervention 1-2 times per week. We will decide what works best for your needs and availability after the evaluation!
How long will my child need OT treatment?
This depends on your child’s needs, your participation in home exercises, and your availability! Some children meet their goals in a couple of months and some respond well with this support for years. Occupational therapy is a marathon, not a sprint, and we will work together to determine a plan that works best for you and your child.
What is your cancellation policy?
Please notify me 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment time to cancel or reschedule, or you will be charged the full amount of your service.